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£5 million investment by Yorkshire Cancer Research

Major investment in research Credit: itv

Yorkshire Cancer Research has announced it is to invest £5 million in research that will have a direct impact on cancer patients in the region.

The investment, which coincides with the charity's 90th anniversary, will be used to look into the root causes behind Yorkshire's cancer problems and to develop strategies and initiatives that could reduce cancer incidence and mortality rates in the area.

David Cameron: Only poll is General Election

The Prime Minister has told Calendar the only poll that matters is the General Election as he batted away surveys that show his party is behind Labour in marginal seats like Deswbury and Lincoln.

A poll for ITV News gives Ed Miliband's party an 11 point lead across 40 key seats. Today David Cameron spoke to our Political Correspondent Paul Brand about his chances of being Prime Minister for a second term.

Ann Maguire's sisters speak of their loss

Ann Maguire was very close to her family and spoke to her sisters Denise and Shelagh virtually every day - despite the fact they all live in different parts of the country.

Today they spoke for the first time about the huge hole her loss has left in their lives, and how the support of the Yorkshire community had helped them.


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